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The Ontario government is expected to announce a provincewide stay-at-home order on Wednesday to stop the spread of COVID-19. 

However, Ontario Minister of Education Stephen Lecce said schools will remain open. 

Editor's Choice: A Month-Long Stay-At-Home Order In Ontario Is Expected To Be Announced Today

Lecce told CP24 that the new order "will not involve any closures of schools. It was our promise to keep schools open and to keep them safe.”

The minister has also said that "99% of students and staff have no active cases." 

Despite the announcement, multiple cities have already made the decision to shut down schools. The City of Toronto announced on Tuesday that all students would be learning online for at least two weeks. 

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The Guelph Police are investigating students having their drinks spiked at the University of Guelph with an "unknown substance" after receiving information from the university.

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